Author: Lisa Cotter

Lisa Cotter Lisa Cotter (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

The Georgetown University School of Medicine


Lisa Cotter is an aspiring physician currently pursuing her Medical Degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Prior to her enrollment at Georgetown, Lisa attended Marquette University where she graduated in May, 2014, Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. Lisa is dedicated to her studies but also enjoys running, lifting, and yoga to stay healthy and balanced. In addition, she has a passion for the fine arts and enjoys painting, drawing, photography, and culinary arts. As the former president of the largest student group on campus at Marquette, the Biomedical Sciences Student Association, and current Director of the Georgetown Student Mentorship Program, Lisa is devoted to service and leadership. She is continuing to demonstrate these qualities as she advances in her career at Georgetown.




Married in Medical School: Our Experience

Medical school can be an overwhelming journey for many students as the pace, quantity of content, and work hours far exceeds even the most prepared students’ expectations. The overall demand of medical school makes having a “normal life” very challenging; that is, the ability to attend happy hours or frequent social events, see local professional teams play or cultivate hobbies all become difficult to orchestrate between the endless pages of reading or practice UWorld questions.

Lisa Cotter Lisa Cotter (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

The Georgetown University School of Medicine


Lisa Cotter is an aspiring physician currently pursuing her Medical Degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Prior to her enrollment at Georgetown, Lisa attended Marquette University where she graduated in May, 2014, Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. Lisa is dedicated to her studies but also enjoys running, lifting, and yoga to stay healthy and balanced. In addition, she has a passion for the fine arts and enjoys painting, drawing, photography, and culinary arts. As the former president of the largest student group on campus at Marquette, the Biomedical Sciences Student Association, and current Director of the Georgetown Student Mentorship Program, Lisa is devoted to service and leadership. She is continuing to demonstrate these qualities as she advances in her career at Georgetown.